Events

New Visions/New Voices does... SHORTS

New Visions/New Voices does... SHORTS

Premieres May 26 at 7 pm ET

New Visions/New Voices (NV/NV), the nation’s premiere after-school stage director training program for high school students, is proud to present its annual showcase online for the first time ever. Ten productions written and directed by the young artists (Frances Brewster, Kimi David, Leonel Enriquez, Tianna Skye Gonzales, Ashley Iparraguirre, Sari Klainberg, Kayla Stephanie Manzano, Ferrah Reid, Lily Quizpilema, Charlene Tashnizi, and Jayme Threats) and performed by professional actors will premiere this May as a culmination to the year-long mentorship program developed to manifest creative growth and advance directing skills in NYC youth. The program is offered at no cost to students.  

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DirectorFest 2021

June 7 – 23, 2021

Our annual theater festival is back, and it’s gone digital! DirectorFest is a multi-week festival celebrating the art of stage directing and honoring The Drama League’s 2020-21 Directors Project class of New York and Classical Fellowship recipients. Five select Directors Project fellows, early to mid-career artists chosen each year from hundreds of applicants worldwide, will direct vibrant new theatrical productions to be staged, filmed, and produced this spring and made accessible to audiences online.

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The Drama League Awards

May 21, 2021 – check back soon for more information!

The Drama League will continue its tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the New York theatrical community with The Drama League Awards, which will be pre-recorded and streamed on May 21. The nomination process, which will focus on extraordinary digital theatrical productions during the shutdown of live performance and identifying individuals and organizations that made an impact in the last year, is currently underway with voting expected to take place in the coming months. More information about this year’s ceremony, including the longstanding special recognition award recipients, will be announced at a later date.

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Coffee Club

June TBD,  2PM ET

Join us in our members-only online social gathering, Coffee Club. The monthly virtual meeting features a special guest lecturer, theater trivia, special artistic contributions from Drama League members, and more. Connect with other theater lovers and share insight on the latest and greatest shows and films you’ve seen. You can sign up below or by emailing olivia@dramaleague.org. 

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The Essentials

More dates to be announced.

The Essentials are online workshop classes, each consisting of two separate sessions over two days, that cover topics ranging from text analysis to branding strategy for artists and more. Sessions run 2-3 hours each, with participants being able to meet one-on-one with workshop leaders in select sessions.